Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.

MONROE and ELLSWORTH Visiting hours for Alice I. Bickford will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden, where a funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, with the Rev. Robert T. Carlson officiating. At the conclusion of the service, burial will be in the family lot at Pilgrim’s Home Cemetery, Monroe. All are invited to share in a continued time of remembrance and refreshments at Monroe Community Church, 26 West Main St., Monroe. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Alice’s memory may be made to Courtland Rehabilitation and Living Center, Activities Account, 42 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Messages of condolence or memories may be shared through